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    Willamette celebrates the Class of 2018

    Diplomas in hand, graduates move on to the next stages of their lives.

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    Take A Break combines volunteering, leadership and learning

    Student-led groups travel to Seattle, Boise, San Francisco and Fresno for spring break.

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Stories and News

Debra Ringold, dean of Atkinson Graduate School of Management, walks with her horse Larry

Tools of my trade — dressage

How does the dean of a management school relax in her spare time? By entering with a trusted partner into a new venture that demands intense concentration, the willingness to learn — and occasional broken ribs.

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Not Unto Ourselves Alone with Travis Stiles ’05

Bioscientist Travis Stiles ’05 explains how three professors and a fraternity brother inspired his potentially life-saving research.

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On top of her game

Rosie Roberson ’99 has created nearly 100 games and was nominated for a Toy and Game Inventor Excellence Award.

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A first-time novelist earns critical acclaim

Gabriel Tallent ’10 takes literary world by storm with debut novel “My Absolute Darling.”

Upcoming Event

Alumni Reunion Weekend

June 7–11

Reunite with your friends, classmates, fellow Bearcats and your alma mater.

collage of photos of smiling people at reunions with the text "Willamette University Alumni Reunion Weekend June 7-11, 2018"
On exhibit

Robert Bibler: Works on Paper

May 12–July 15

Bibler’s work combines his fascination with cinematic storytelling, classic film and Renaissance art.

Robert Bibler "The Submersion (The Myth of the Cave #2; after Michelangelo)" 1987
Upcoming event

Opening Days

Aug. 22–26

The community welcomes new students and their families in this student-run, five-day orientation program.

three students sit on the ground smiling and conversing
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Hawai’i Club presents 29th Lū’au

The event shared Polynesian music, food and traditions with the Willamette community.

Willamette students dance with fans in the luau
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Willamette celebrates Student Scholarship Recognition Day

The 18th annual event highlighted student achievements across disciplines.

a student presents a poster at SSRD
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Waste audit offers valuable lessons in sustainability

A student-organized event showed how the campus community could improve its recycling efforts.

A student wearing rubber gloves sorts trash on a tarp in Jackson Plaza.